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Need breaker point gap on a 16hp cast iron briggs engine ype…

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Need breaker point gap...

Need breaker point gap on a 16hp cast iron briggs engine ype 0020

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

It's in a montgomery ward garden tractor about 1964 and I need to replace the breaker points

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes, I have gas engine exp. I just the the gap of the points (like .10 or .15 thousands) and ecrt

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

No just the point gap thanks

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago

Do you have the rest of the model number? Single cylinder, not the opposed twin? Points under the flywheel?

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago

I see a Y model and looks like all the cast iron, older models all set at .020 inch.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago

Thanks, ***** ***** is correct!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago

I see the question is still open.??

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